Accused by at least one man who participated in the $1.7M settlement between numerous victims and the Crosier Order in 2/09. Accuser was an altar boy in Onamia approximately 30 years prior, when Br. Greg groomed him for about a year and then allegedly raped him on several occasions.
Removed from two AZ parishes by Gallup Diocese 1/27/14 after two credible allegations received from Fargo ND diocese regarding abuse prior to ordination. He was a brother with the Crosier order at that time. Had been working in Gallup Diocese since 11/11 and was in the process of becoming incardinated. Also worked in NY, NE and Phoenix, AZ. Name included on 3/8/14 Crosier list. Included on Fargo list 1/2/20. On Phoenix diocese's list.
From the Netherlands. Started working in the U.S. in 1934. Worked in NE, MN, NY, IN and OH. Name is included on 3/8/14 updated list of current, former and deceased Crosiers with one or more credible claims of sexual abuse of minors. Died 12/25/88. Allegation made at some point after his death. No information on diocese where abuse is alleged to have occurred.
Worked in NE, MI and MN before moving to Phoenix in 2000. Admitted in 1991 to abusing boys in early to mid-1970s in Onamia, MN. Removed without privileges in 5/02 after additional information was received. Had been working under restrictions for some time; Phoenix knew of his history when he arrived. Name also appeared on list of Phoenix priests complied by Arizona Republic. As of 2014, living under safety plan in Phoenix. Added to St. Cloud list 3/14/14. Died in 2019. Included on the Detroit archdiocese's list 6/10/19.
Worked in MN, NE, IN, FL, HI, CA, SO, TX. Banned from IN for "planning" to molest. Suit filed in 9/03 claiming abuse in the 1970s in MN. A second person alleged abuse in late 1970s, given $30K for counseling. Allegations while chaplain in Air Force in HI 1982-84 and Palma High in Salinas CA 1984-85. Another suit in IN 2007. Three claims in 2/09 settlement with Crosiers in MN. Terminated from order in 1987, incardinated in Lafayette IN diocese same year. Removed 1993. Multiple new suits 2012-13. Admitted to abuse of as many as 50. Six claims settled in 5/13 Christian Brothers settlement. Named on revised St. Paul list 2/17/14. Also assigned to St. Cloud diocese.Two suits filed 11/14 by five men claiming abuse, including sodomy, by Funcheon in 1970s and '80s, four of them in MN, one in CA. Removed from priesthood, living at Vianney Renewal Center in Dittmer MO as of 11/14. Two suits filed in 7/15. On Lafayette IN list 9/28/18. Added to Fort Wayne-South Bend list 11/18.
Worked in MN, IN, NE, NY, AZ. Removed from work with minors in 1990. At least one claim included in 2/09 settlement with Crosiers and nine accusers in MN. Accused of abuse of two 1973-75. Assigned to Phoenix in 2000. Removed from public ministry in AZ in 2002, later placed under restrictions. Allegations were at least 15 years old. Name on Crosier list released 3/8/14, noting Guerrero was retired and living under a safety plan. Named in new suit in 7/28.
Worked in IN, NY, MN, and NE. Name is included on 3/8/14 updated list of current, former and deceased Crosiers with one or more credible claims of sexual abuse of minors. Died 1/30/99. No indication of which diocese he was working in at time of alleged abuse or when allegation was received.
Removed from public ministry in 1/17 and placed on permanent restrictions due to allegations of "inappropriate touch of minors" occurring in the late 1970s in MN. Added to Phoenix diocese's list, where he did administrative work for the Crosiers 2004-09. Included on the Detroit archdiocese's list 6/10/19.
Worked mostly in MN but some in NE. Most of his career was spent at the Crosier Community and Seminary in Onamia. Died 5/31/89. Name is included on 3/8/14 updated list of current, former and deceased Crosiers with one or more credible claims of sexual abuse of minors. Allegation noted to have been received after Lendacky's death.
Alleged to have molested at least six boys in the 1960s and 1970s. Confronted by parents in the mid-1970s; agreed to seek treatment. Admitted abuse of a 14-year-old boy in the 1980s at a Crosier minor seminary school in MN. The Crosiers reached a monetary settlement with victim when he came forward in 1988. Madigan was sent for treatment. At least one claim was included in a 2/09 settlement with Crosiers and nine accusers in MN. Retired and living under safety plan in Phoenix in 3/14.
Worked in Indiana in 1975, Nebraska 1975-82, Detroit 1983-89. Navy chaplain 1989-2002, working in California, Bahrain, Florida, Japan and North Carolina. Removed in 2002 for abuse of a minor. Sent to the Crosier Community in Phoenix with no ministry. Died 2/17/06. On Santa Rosa diocese's list 1/12/19. Was USCG Training Center chaplain in Petaluma and in residence at St. James 1989-92. On the Detroit archdiocese's list of credibly accused 6/10/19.
Took first vows 12/72. Spent most of his short career with the Order at Crosier Seminary in Onamia. Name is included on 3/8/14 updated list of current, former and deceased Crosiers with one or more credible claims of sexual abuse of minors. Left order in 1980 and was dispensed from vows 9/21/89. Living in 2014 in Louisiana. Was not a member of the Order at the time the allegation was made.
In 2002, Moeglein was one of eight Crosiers barred from public ministry and living under restriction after allegations of sexual misconduct. He worked in the Riverview, MI area 1989-90. One 2000 news article refers to Moeglein as prior of a Crosier Monastery in NE until mid-2000. Living in Crosier Community in Onamia MN beginning 2000. No faculties since 6/02 and as of 2014 was living under safety plan. Named as credibly accused by the Diocese of St. Cloud in 3/14. Name added 11/17 to St. Paul-Minneapolis archdiocese to list of "priests and religious brothers who have served or spent time in the archdiocese and have substantiated claims of sexual abuse of a minor against them." Included on the Detroit archdiocese's list of credibly accused 6/10/19.
First profession in 1974. Former recruiter for Crosiers. Left Order 11/1/82. Dispensed from vows 9/17/87. A 4/06 suit alleged abuse by Mohs of a youth 1980-83. A second suit was filed in 5/06. The 4/06 plaintiff settled in 2/09 for $1.2M (part of larger $1.7M settlement by 9 accusers against Crosier Order and several priests). Mohs claimed that he himself was abused by at least one member of the Order in 1964. Per Crosiers list in 3/14, Mohs was not a member of the order at the time of the allegation; this conflicts with previous information. Named in a 7/15 lawsuit.
Limited interaction with minors as of 1989. Removed from public ministry 10/4/02 for abuse of a minor. Worked in Riverview MI 1989-94. May also have abused in St. Paul, MN area where he worked 1994 - 2001. Lived under restriction and performing internal administrative duties for Crosier Generalate in Rome 1999-2007. Dismissed from Order 08/05/08. Living in Ohio as of 3/14. Name added 11/3/17 to St. Paul-Minneapolis archdiocese list of "priests and religious brothers who have served or spent time in the archdiocese and have substantiated claims of sexual abuse of a minor against them." Included on Detroit archdiocese's list 6/10/19.
Taught at Our Lady of the Lake Seminary, Wawasee, IN for 16 years, and at Crosier Seminary in Onamia, MN for three years. Moved to Phoenix 1987. Helped out at area churches after retirement in 1992. One of 8 Crosier priests removed from public ministry in 2002 due to abuse allegations. Alleged incident at least 15 years prior. Member of Crosier Community of Phoenix until death 7/29/05.
Faculty member, registrar, vice-rector, counselor and facilities director at Crosier Seminary in Onamia MN 1969-86. In Minneapolis 1986-94 as provincial treasurer. Superior of Anoka MN Crosier Community 1993-2000. Founder of Central MN Teens Encounter Christ (TEC) Program in Andover MN, involved 1978-2008. Died 4/6/11. The Crosiers released a statement 5/4/16 that Opat was accused in a lawsuit of the sexual abuse of a minor. As of 6/7/17 Opat's name was not included on Crosiers' list of credibly accused clerics, published 1/27/17.
Worked in MN and IN. Removed from ministry 11/18/02 and dismissed from Order 09/16/05. Name included on 3/8/14 updated list of current, former and deceased Crosiers with one or more credible claims of sexual abuse of minors. No information provided as to where he was assigned when abuse is alleged to have occurred. Director of Fort Wayne IN diocesan Retreat Center Retreat 1979-85, and youth minister. Living in Canada in 2014. Name added 11/3/17 to St. Paul-Minneapolis archdiocese's list. Name included on Ft. Wayne-South Bend diocese's list 10/18.
Suspended from ministry in 5/16 after diocese received a report that Poser sexually abused a girl on one occasion in the 1970s, while assigned to St. Odilia in Shoreview. Poser denied the allegation. The diocese informed law enforcement. No criminal charges. The Crosiers' Review Board determined that there was not sufficient evidence to substantiate misconduct. The Order announced on 8/17/30 that Poser would be reinstated.
A/k/a Anthony or Tony. Worked at Crosier Seminary and Monastery in Onamia, MN 1932-48. At Wawasee Prep in Syracuse, IN from 1948 until he died 12/22/71. Name included on 3/8/14 updated list of current, former and deceased Crosiers with one or more credible claims of sexual abuse of minors. He was deceased by the time the allegation of abuse was made. Unable to determine where he was assigned at time alleged abuse occurred. Diocese may be either Fort Wayne-South Bend, IN or St. Cloud MN.
Worked in IN, NE & MN. In 1994 Schmitt admitted to sexual abuse of girl in 1969. Crosiers offered counseling to woman, based on psychiatric evaluation. He was sent for evaluation to St. Luke's; early retirement in 1994 but then continued to work part-time in NE for several years. Died 07/20/99. Name is included on 3/8/14 updated list of current, former and deceased Crosiers with one or more credible claims of sexual abuse of minors. Name added 11/3/17 to St. Paul-Minneapolis archdiocese list of "priests and religious brothers who have served or spent time in the archdiocese and have substantiated claims of sexual abuse of a minor against them."
Dismissed from Order 9/27/01. As part of 2/09 settlement, Order admitted that it had received credible allegations of child sex abuse committed by Vaughn. Note that none of the plaintiffs in the 2/09 settlement was an alleged victim of Vaughn. As of 3/10 he was at an Orthodox-Catholic Church of America Parish in New York. Name on list of priests released by Archdiocese 12/5/13 but AD denied any claims of abuse of minor within the Archdiocese. Name on St. Cloud list of 1/3/14 and Crosier list of 3/8/14. Named in suit filed in 7/15. Name included in 10/22 on the Chicago archdiocese's list of credibly accused.
Assigned in NE, MN, IN, MI. Removed from ministry in the Archdiocese of St. Paul-Minneapolis in 1991 for "misconduct" with adults. Accepted into the Archdiocese of Detroit by Archbishop Maida, who had been informed by the Crosiers of the allegations. After the Dallas Bishops' conference in 2002, Vedro was removed from active ministry and sent to a Crosier facility. He left the order in 2008. Name added in 10/14 to the St. Paul and Minneapolis list of those with substantiated claims of sexual abuse of a minor occurring outside of the archdiocese. Died 4/13/15.
Accused in a lawsuit filed in 1/20 under the NY Child Victims Act of sexually abusing a boy, age 15 or 16, in the late 1960s. The boy was an Archbishop Stepinac High School student, where Vincent was assigned 1966-72. Per the lawsuit, Vincent "sat on [the boy's] lap, touched him and made 'sexual contact' in front of other students." The Crosier Review Committee determined that it did "not believe this accusation fits the definition of sexual abuse of a minor as stated by the Conference of Major Superiors of Men."
Worked in MN 1953-72, IN 1973-74 and in Phoenix and Tucson until 1976. Removed from ministry without faculties 1976. Director of Tribal Lodge 1977-2002. Weger and 7 other Crosiers were removed 10/02 for past abuse of minors. Per summary report of 2002 third party investigation of Crosiers, Weger, who was retired and living in Phoenix, would be living under restriction at a long-term care senior housing facility. Died 01/15/05. Name first appeared on Archdiocese of St. Paul list 05/22/14. Added to Gallup diocese's list 12/10/18 (it encompassed Phoenix until Diocese of Phoenix was established in 1969.) Included on the St. Cloud diocese's list.